8 winter pears
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup water
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Peel, core, and quarter pears, Place in saucepan with sugar and
water and cook over low heat, covered, until pears are very tender,
about 30 minutes. Mash well. Add remaining ingredients. Serve
warm or chilled over your favorite gingerbread or plain cake.
Makes about 8 servings.